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Innovative Schools


Vance County Schools has five Innovative Schools in our district, each requiring an application process and acceptance into the school. 

  • EM Rollins STEAM Academy
    Serves PK-5 | Modified YearRound Calendar
    Applications accepted for Grades K-5
  • STEM Early High
    Serves Grades 6-8 | Traditional Calendar
    Applications accepted for Grade 6
  • Vance County Early College
    Serves Grades 9-13 | Early Start Calendar
    Applications accepted for Grade 9
  • Advance Academy
    Serves Grades 6-12 | Traditional Calendar
    Applications accepted for Grades 9-12
  • Vance Virtual Village Academy
    Serves Grades K-12 | Traditional Calendar
    Applications accepted for K-12

About Our Innovative Schools

Innovative Schools Night
January 31, 2024
Center for Innovation | 219 Charles Street
4pm-6pm (Drop in event)

entrance 3 flyer for innovative schools


E.M. Rollins Elementary
Focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics(STEAM)

AdVance Academy
Providing individual attention to each student’s unique needs and  situations that have brought them to our school. 


STEM Early High School
STEM Early High School provides a small, personalized learning community that prepares students with high interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


Virtual Village Academy
Vance Virtual Village Academy is a K-12 online school that provides personalized learning plans, self-paced instruction, and academic flexibility for students in Vance County and the surrounding counties. 


Vance County Early College
VCEC educates students to further succeed in college, career, and life through the access of dual enrollment in a relevant, rigorous, and innovative course of secondary curriculum and a tuition-free college course of study with the expectation of obtaining an Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree. 


Innovative Schools Contact Information for Principals